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19 Feb 2021

Children of key workers stay active during half-term via Ignite Sport UK’s COVID secure sports-based holiday camp at Oxford City Football Club

Dozens of children whose parents are key and critical workers were entertained by Ignite Sport UK’s Ofsted registered sports-based holiday camp during February half-term. Hosted at Oxford City FC and ...

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11 Feb 2021

NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK: Katie discovers her passion for teaching the next generation via Ignite Sport UK’s full-time apprenticeship programme

Twelve months ago, Katie Rees had never heard of an apprenticeship. In fact, she wasn’t entirely sure what career path she wanted to pursue after concluding her sixth form studies. But the 18-year-old...

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10 Feb 2021

NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK: How the public's perception of apprenticeships is changing and the opportunities available

Since joining Ignite Sport UK in November 2017, General Manager Hannah Bladen has taken great pride in seeing young people reach their full potential via sport-based apprenticeships that provide indus...

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9 Feb 2021

NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK: Meet Hannah Disbury, the sports-mad apprentice who is inspiring the next generation via Ignite Sport UK's apprenticeships

“Apprenticeships provide young people with an amazing opportunity to develop skills for life in a professional environment while gaining a valuable qualification and getting paid for it – I wish I did...

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8 Feb 2021

NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK: A time to inspire hope among younger people amid nervousness regarding the impact of COVID-19 pandemic

Today marks the start of National Apprenticeship Week 2021 – a week-long celebration of apprenticeships that shines a light on the work done by employers and apprentices nationally.   Each year, ...

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5 Feb 2021

Ignite Sport UK pays tribute to the late Captain Sir Tom Moore by producing ‘100 Challenge’ PE lesson for families to complete at home amid lockdown

Ignite Sport UK paid its own tribute to the late Captain Sir Tom Moore this week after the former British Army officer who raised more than £32 million in aid of NHS Charities Together throughout the ...

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5 Feb 2021

Young people are encouraged to learn more about Ignite Sport UK's sports-based apprenticeships at upcoming virtual open event

Ignite Sport UK will host a virtual open event in the week following National Apprenticeship Week to help young people exploring the idea of a sport-based apprenticeship to better understand the oppor...

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2 Feb 2021

Ignite Sport UK accredited to the Matrix Standard for its excellent services to learners and the development of blended learning approaches

Oxford based Ignite Sport UK, has been accredited to the matrix Standard, demonstrating the high quality of information, guidance and advice it provides to apprentices and students. Ignite Sport UK is...

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26 Jan 2021

Ignite Sport UK: Helping support Oxfordshire youngsters during lockdown via Children and Young Person Partnership

Ignite Sport UK general manager Hannah Bladen will speak at a virtual meeting this week about how we have helped to keep young people physically and mentally healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Host...

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